Take this trip to Lake Chini, and experience mythology coming to life! Learn about the legends and myths surrounding this mythical lake. Enjoy a boat ride through a narrow river, and be enveloped by the lushness of rainforest trees. Visit the Jakun people and learn their stories, and also go to the Aboriginal Settlement to observe how the blowpipe is used as a hunting weapon!
Lake Chini is one of the only two natural lakes in peninsula Malaysia. It lies majestically among 12,000 acres of lush tropical wilderness which encompasses a series of 12 lakes. Legend has it that a mythical dragon lives in the lake and is the guardian of a lost city of gold, which was once there.
Enjoy a boat ride through a narrow river canopied by huge rainforest trees. Pink lotus flowers and water lilies greet you when you reach the first lake. On the river banks live the Jakun people - an aboriginal tribe who believe that a serpent named Naga Seri Gumum (like Loch Ness Monster) is the spirit of the lake. Visit the Aboriginal Settlement and observe how the blowpipe is used as their main hunting weapon.
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Pick-up at Select Hotels in Kuantan
Ride to Lake Chini from Kuantan
Take a scenic ride across the countryside to Lake Chini from Kuantan. The drive will take about an hour and a half and will pass through lush landscapes and fields.
Boat Ride Along Lake Chini
Hop on a relaxing boat ride as you arrive at Lake Chini. Discover the fascinating legend behind the lake including its mythical dragon guardian. You will be greeted by water lilies and lotus flowers floating along the lake as you gently glide across the waters.
Aboriginal Settlement of the Jakuns
Meet the Jakun people, an ethnic group living by the lake, and learn about their simple way of life. Admire their unique skill of using a blowpipe as a hunting tool. Gain insight about their mystical nature such as their belief in a serpent guardian named, Naga Seri Gumum.
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Price & Options
If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
Hotel pick-ups are for city center hotels only. For pick-ups outside the city center, additional fees will apply.
The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 2.
You can book a minimum of 3 and maximum of 6.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made within 3 business days of your activity (after 17:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.